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News and Notes from the May 2021 Issue of BT

News and Notes from the May 2021 Issue of BT

| May 1, 2021

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the May 2021 issue of Bariatric Times! As the […]

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Encourage Your Patients to Attend YWM2021­—VIRTUAL!

Encourage Your Patients to Attend YWM2021­—VIRTUAL!

| May 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, As we, healthcare providers, prepare and are excited about the upcoming American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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Collaboration Is Needed

Collaboration Is Needed

| April 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, As we slowly emerge from this past year of pandemic, […]

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So What is an Obesity Medicine Specialist Anyway?

So What is an Obesity Medicine Specialist Anyway?

| April 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, I am frequently asked by patients and physician colleagues, “What exactly is an Obesity Medicine Specialist (OMS) […]

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News and Notes from the March 2021 Issue

News and Notes from the March 2021 Issue

| March 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM, Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the March 2021 issue of Bariatric Times. We […]

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Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Representing YOUR Patients during COVID-19

Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Representing YOUR Patients during COVID-19

| March 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, Like most people throughout the past year, the topic of COVID-19 continues to dominate media headlines, healthcare […]

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Here’s to the Ones Who See Things Differently

Here’s to the Ones Who See Things Differently

| February 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, The surgical community and the world at large had a […]

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Obesity Treatment: “Supply and Demand” or “Demand and Supply”

Obesity Treatment: “Supply and Demand” or “Demand and Supply”

| February 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, One thing we have learned from this last year with COVID-19 is that patients with obesity have […]

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Celebrating 2020 with an Epiphany

Celebrating 2020 with an Epiphany

| January 1, 2021

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, I wish 2020 a quick farewell and greet 2021 like […]

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Hello 2021!!! New Year’s Resolutions Have Never Been So Welcomed!!

Hello 2021!!! New Year’s Resolutions Have Never Been So Welcomed!!

| January 1, 2021

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, With all that we have been through in 2020, the “COVID-15” has replaced the “Freshman-15” for a […]

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